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Lighthouse Special Education is a small international school for expatriate children with special needs ages 3-13. Located in The Netherlands, Lighthouse Special Education is situated in a lovely residential area near the heart of The Hague and is the only English-speaking special education school for expatriate children with disabilities in the country.

In addition to individualized and small group class instruction, Lighthouse offers therapies and assessments by a skilled multidisciplinary team of specialists. There are four specialized classrooms in the school including two preschool classes (for children with and without special needs) and two primary age classrooms.

The Lighthouse Special Education and Three Little Ships Pre-school is currently looking for:

  • Qualified Special Education Teachers for flexible (substitute) work
     
  • Lunchtime Supervisors (volunteer, unpaid post)

 

SUBSTITUTE SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER

The Lighthouse Special Education school is currently seeking applicants for a cover teacher to work on a flexible on-call basis for the school year 2016 - 2017. The cover teacher would work across two self-contained classes with children with various special educational needs. The children range in age from 5 years to 12 years old.

Work hours: as required. Typical work day is 8.00 – 16.00

The job involves:

  • Preparing and delivering lessons to students in the absence of the regular class teacher.
  • Liaising with the class teacher before the work day.
  • Giving feedback to the teacher after the work day.
  • Managing student’s behaviour plans.
  • Working co-operatively with the teaching assistant assigned to the class.
  • Working alongside specialist therapists.

All applicants must:

  • Have Dutch Qualified Teacher Status (bevoegdheid (S)BO from DUO).
  • Be fluent in English (Level C2).
  • Have knowledge and training in special education.
  • Have experience of working in a primary (5-12) special education classroom.
  • Have knowledge or experience of methods/programs used in special education, i.e. TEACCH, PECS, PRT, ABA, etc.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills.
  • Have good ICT skills (Outlook, Excel, Word).
  • Be eligible to live and work in the EU.

Salary details: available on request, dependent on qualifications and experience.

Please send by e-mail:

  • CV, detailing your qualifications, experience, nationality and eligibility to work in The Netherlands.
  • A cover letter detailing your experience and motivation for this job opportunity.
  • Contact details of two professional references.

To: Mrs Helen Claus
E-mailhclaus@hsvdenhaag.nl  

VOLUNTEER LUNCHTIME SUPERVISORS

The Lighthouse Special Education and Three Little Ships Pre-school is currently seeking volunteers to support our students during lunchtime. Volunteers work across three classes: two self-contained special educational classes with students aged 5 years to 12 years and one pre-school class with students aged 3 years to 5 years. It is helpful if volunteers can commit to at least one regular day per week on an ongoing basis.

Work hours: (Any combination of) Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11.30 – 13.15
Location: This post will be at our Lighthouse/Three Little Ships location.

The job involves:

  • Preparing for the students’ lunchtime – warming food that students have brought to school, getting utensils ready etc.
  • Assisting students with eating their lunch.
  • Promoting positive behaviour at the table and in the classroom.
  • Clearing up after lunch.
  • Supervision of children outside at play.

All applicants must:

  • Have experience of working with young children and with children with special educational needs.
    Be a fluent communicator in English.
    Have good interpersonal skills.
    Have a flexible, professional approach.
    Be eligible to live and work in the EU.

Salary details: this is an unsalaried, volunteer post with a small reimbursement of expenses.

Please send by e-mail:

  • CV, detailing your qualifications, experience, nationality and eligibility to work in The Netherlands.
  • A cover letter detailing your experience and motivation for this work-related opportunity.
  • Contact details of two professional references.

To: Mrs Helen Claus
E-mailhclaus@hsvdenhaag.nl  

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